St. Michael’s Hospital Research Student Association Events

Our scheduled events will also be posted on the St. Michael’s Hospital Research Events Page and be distributed through the Research Training Centre and SRSA newsletters.

Here is a list of the types of events* held by the St. Michael’s Hospital Research Student Association:

*Please note that all events will be held over Zoom for the time being. Events may be cancelled or adjusted due to the evolving situation and availability of speakers.

december, 2021

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15dec6:00 pm– 8:00 pmHoliday Social – Pub Night


Holiday Social – Pub Night – Wed, Dec 15th from 6-8PM

SRSA is hosting a holiday social at a bar in downtown Toronto. We will be giving free appetizers for all attendees! Please sign up at the eventbrite link below to secure your spot.

Halloween Social: Virtual Murder Mystery – Thurs, Oct 28th from 7-8:30PM

Come join SRSA for a spooky night of solving murders! Take a virtual tour of a haunted house with us and help us solve a murder! All attendees will automatically be entered for a raffle prize!

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Elevator Pitch Competition & Networking Session – Thurs, Nov 25th from 3-5:30PM

SRSA X RTC are proud to present you the Elevator Pitch Competition and networking event on November 25th from 3-5:30 PM! Come see your peers showcase their research in a fierce 3-minute talk and compete for a cash prize of $150. Audience vote matters so come out and support this year’s contestants!

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Elevator Pitch Competition: Preparation Session – Tues, Nov 9th from 2-3PM

Dr. Erica Conte (Director Funding Strategy and Stewardship) and Ana Gajic (Senior Communications Advisor) will be delivering a session on how to present your research to a lay audience! This event is open to everyone but mandatory for all of the Elevator Pitch Competition competitors!
Meeting ID: 614 3272 4624
Passcode: 851827

How to Become a Better Reviewer – Tues, Oct, 26th from 10-11:30 AM

Dr. Katalin Szaszi and Dr. Janet Parsons from the Research Training Centre will be giving a workshop on how to become a better reviewer. Come learn how to catch and avoid common mistakes in grant and scholarship applications. This workshop is open for everyone but is mandatory for those participating as reviewers for the Internal Peer Review Program.

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Scholarship workshop with Dr. Eno Hysi – Thurs, Oct 14th from 2-4PM

Do you want to learn how to write a successful scholarship application? Dr. Eno Hysi, a recipient of many prestigious awards and scholarships including OGS, Vanier, Banting and KRESCENT, will be giving a workshop on his experience and advice for writing scholarship applications with a Q&A period afterwards.
Meeting ID: 640 0829 1686
Passcode: scholar

Community Outreach

Mental Health in Graduate School Workshop – Mon, Nov 29th from 3-4PM

SRSA and CICMH are excited to present a workshop on graduate student mental health! Join us to get a better understanding of mental health issues unique to graduate students as well as coping strategies to help you succeed in graduate school. All participants will receive a wellness goody-bag!

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October Food Drive – throughout the month of October
We will be supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank throughout the month of October with urgently required food items. Please drop off any items you may have in the boxes located in front of the security desk on 1st floor of LKSKI or outside the Health Sciences Library on the 3rd floor.


Preventing Racial Discrimination and Harassment in Work and Learning Environments – Wed, Nov 17th from 3-5PM

Please join us for our FIRST workshop in our equity, diversity, and inclusion series, taking place November 17 from 3-5pm. Open to students/trainees (MSc, PhD, PDF). Come and learn about your responsibility and role to prevent racial discrimination and harassment at work and in learning environments. Workshop is provided by University of Toronto Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office.

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